By Khalifa Hemed
Published January 16, 2018
Flights, hotels and official match tickets for FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia have been announced.
Qatar Airways says it has a range of travel packages for fans ranging from Group matches to the Semi-Final and Final. To facilitate even more options for the event, Qatar Airways says it is now offering direct daily flights to St Petersburg as well as three services a day to the capital, Moscow.
Together with Qatar Airways Holidays, its leisure division, the national carrier of Qatar says football fans from around the world can now buy Qatar Airways Holidays travel packages by visiting the booking platform, qrfootballpackages.com.
Qatar Airways Holidays, that says its travel packages are available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis, says it is ‘offering a range of options designed to make the most sought-after sporting event of the year as accessible as possible. The booking platform, including online brochure, provides football enthusiasts with details of all travel packages, prices and inclusions so they can book their complete travel package seamlessly. Prices will vary depending on match ticket category, level of accommodation, and flight origin.’
“As the Official Airline of FIFA, Qatar Airways is delighted to offer travel packages for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ to football enthusiasts around the world,” says Salam Al Shawa, Qatar Airways Senior Vice President in charge of Marketing and Corporate Communications. “We believe that sport brings people together, and we want to provide our passengers with the ultimate FIFA World Cup™ experience from the moment they start their journey with us.”
Qatar Airways says it now operates its daily St Petersburg service with an Airbus A320 aircraft, which features 12 flatbed seats in Business Class and 120 seats in Economy Class. Travellers who book their match packages with Qatar Airways will also enjoy Oryx One, the airline’s in-flight entertainment system that is said to offer passengers up to 4000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music and games.
“Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 and select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service,” Qatar Airways says.